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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 105–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Joseph Pugliese Duke University Press 2007 Biometrics, Infrastructural Whiteness, and the Racialized Zero Degree of Nonrepresentation Joseph Pugliese Introduction This essay examines the point of intersection...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Susan Koshy Morphing Race into Ethnicity: Asian Americans and Critical Transformations of Whiteness Susan Koshy The meaning of Caucasian as at one time prevalent has been now practically exploded...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Raúl Rivero 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 229 of 265 Chango’s Little White Horse Raúl Rivero I believe it was true that he loved Cuba, all of Cuba...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 233–247.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to End It ( Oakland : AK Press , 2017 ). Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 fascism whiteness antifascism the alt-right Shane Burley's Fascism Today opens with an acknowledgment of the cognitive and affective blocks that have inhibited various publics from taking...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2015
...? In other words, what use are innovative forms and approaches in telling raced or unraced stories by raced subjects? Conversely, what's at stake for the white writer who takes up racial subjects without hedging, pleasing, or apology? And, lastly, is there something about the contemporary moment...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Richard Purcell In “Did the Digital Age Kill the Literary Star?” Richard Purcell looks back on Adam Bradley's Ralph Ellison in Progress: From “Invisible Man” to “Three Days before the Shooting” in light of Edward Snowden's revelations that the White House and the National Security Agency have been...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 175–176.
Published: 01 August 2022
... page lent annotated white space for notes, musings, and poetic utterance. norhall142@gmail.com Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Also published here for the first time is a Guide for Teachers to NOB's class “To Greet the Return of the Gods” (1970–71), which used the Book...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and explores how Trump thereby captured elite, corporate, and white supremacist attention. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 New Americanists US literary criticism American studies Donald Trump References American Studies Association . 2016 . “ Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Colin Dayan In the dark drama and shock tactics of the Trump White House, I found myself obsessed with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman I had been quite unaware of until now. In following her traces, I recall the South in the sixties, race discrimination and raw hate, as well as recognize her particular...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 101–138.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Christian Thorne Through a detailed consideration of Richard White’s Middle Ground , the essay identifies a few important features of imperial history writing over the last thirty years: academic apologies for empire have become commonplace. A conspicuously large number of them are left-liberal...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 47–64.
Published: 01 May 2003
... for a national culture redeemed by black American folklore. And with the character of Senator Sunraider, Ellison illustrated the possessive investment in the mythology of whiteness that has historically prevented the materialization of this recognition. With his characteristic witty love of paradox, he made...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 62–72.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a fence There were broken white bodies on the other side of the fence They had just been privatized and they were in the early stages of try- ing to understand what relationship they had to themselves, what relation- ship they had to the authoritative bodies, what relationship they had...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of the book may have been as early as 1929, when the Encyclopedia Britannica rejected Du Bois’s in- vited essay on the American Negro. The encyclopedia editor recognized the excellence of the essay, but objected to one, seemingly temperate, state- ment of fact with respect to Reconstruction: ‘‘White...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 139–168.
Published: 01 August 2005
... that underwrite and naturalize the racial distinc- tions between black and white. Faulkner certainly understood the dangers of making racial distinctions too meaningful, so in these responses he made explicit what his earlier fiction had already obliquely illustrated: despite the very real social conditions...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 173–208.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of the world.” The reluctance on the part of black workers, judged by many white owners and slave drivers to be a symptom of torpor and “laziness,” offered, in actuality, an additional inspiration for the nation.4 Configured negatively, “laziness” marked a refusal by the slave “when he did not find...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 May 2003
... are Armstrong’s cultural politics, the varied offerings and takings of his image and music, his significance as an American icon. Here I refer to ‘‘Ambassador Satch the tireless worker for the State Department and the one who stood up to Dwight Eisenhower at Little Rock, the man who surprised his white agent...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
...: ‘‘Wonder what Joe Louis thinks when he’s fighting a white man / Bet he thinks what I’m thinking, cause he wears a deadpan 11 Although Wright would, in later years, return to the blues as a subject of occasional literary inspiration and reflection—in poems such as ‘‘Blue Snow Blues’’ and ‘‘The FB Eye...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 May 2003
...- grated school; she was persecuted by a mob of white children, pro- tected by a white friend of her father, and her face bore eloquent witness to the obvious fact that she was not precisely happy. The pic- ture showed the situation in a nutshell because those who appeared...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 65–96.
Published: 01 May 2003
... an influence upon America’s moral consciousness. Gradually he was recognized as the human factor placed outside the demo- cratic master plan, a human natural resource who, so that the white man could become more human, was elected to undergo a process of institutionalized...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
... caught up in the search for authenticity. But the curious history of American music is such that the search for authenticity has so often proceeded through artifice. For the his- tory of American popular music is, in large part, a history of illusions and masks, of whites pretending to be black...